Guild of Book Workers Newsletter
Number 116
February 1998

Positions Available/Wanted


University Libraries Of Notre Dame

The University Libraries of Notre Dame seek a book and paper Conservator. The Conservator will Report to the Head of the Department of Preservation and Conservation, manage the operation of the conservation laboratory, as well as supervise, train, and evaluate conservation staff.

Qualifications: a Master's degree in Conservation from an accredited library school conservation program or equivalent from an accredited school of conservation. Minimum of one year experience in an academic research library or archive. Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the practices and techniques employed in the conservation of collections of library research materials, including ethical implications, and the chemistry and history of the book. Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and experience in computer applications. Membership and participation in applicable professional organizations.

Faculty or professional staff appointment. Minimum salary $34,500 with competitive benefits. For assured consideration, send letter of application, resume, and the names and addresses of three professional references by March 20, 1998 to:

Sharon A. Veith
Human Resource Generalist
221 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from minorities and individuals with disabilities encouraged.